Trunks of brachial plexus | definition of trunks of brachial plexus by Medical dictionary
trunks of brachial plexus
trunks of brach·i·al plex·us [TA]
the superior, middle, and inferior trunks; formed by spinal nerves C5-T1; as they pass into the axilla, each trunk separates into an anterior and posterior division; fibers in these six divisions then regroup to form the lateral, medial, and posterior cords.
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Supraclavicular approach gives the most effective block for upper extremity and is carried out at the level of trunks of brachial plexus
The upper and middle trunks of brachial plexus
were involved in our patient.
The subclavian artery and the middle and lower trunks of brachial plexus
were found to traverse beneath this variant slip, thereby decreasing the space between scalenus anterior and scalenus medius muscles for their exit and thereby predisposing to neurovascular compression.
The supraclavicular approach to brachial block is carried at the level of trunks of brachial plexus
A case of bilateral fusion of upper and middle trunks of brachial plexus
was also reported by Matejcik V et al.